Quotes by Franois de Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon

All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers ... Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born.

Franois de Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon

Should we feel at times disheartened and discouraged, a confiding thought, a simple movement of heart towards God will renew our powers. Whatever He may demand of us, He will give us at the moment the strength and the courage that we need.

Franois de Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon

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